List of newspapers in the Netherlands

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The newspapers in the Netherlands are issued every day, with the exception of Sunday and some general holidays, unless noted otherwise. The number of newspapers in 2009 was 35.[1]

Below is a list of newspapers in the Netherlands.

National newspapers[edit]

The number of national daily newspapers in the Netherlands was 108 in 1950, whereas it was 38 in 1965.[2]

Newspaper Headquarters Circulation Owner Website
Metro* Amsterdam[3] ~500,000[4] Telegraaf Media Groep
De Telegraaf Amsterdam 460,000[5] Telegraaf Media Groep
Algemeen Dagblad Rotterdam 372,000 De Persgroep Nederland
De Volkskrant Amsterdam 221,000 De Persgroep Nederland
NRC Handelsblad Amsterdam 198,513 NRC Media
Trouw Amsterdam 105,440 De Persgroep Nederland
Het Parool Amsterdam 87,519 De Persgroep Nederland Amsterdam 82,843 NRC Media
Het Financieele Dagblad Amsterdam 65,284 FD Mediagroep
Reformatorisch Dagblad Apeldoorn 55,114 Erdee Media Groep
Nederlands Dagblad Barneveld 30,345 Nederlands Dagblad
  • * Free newspapers indicated with asterisk
  • ~ This is an estimate, circulation numbers are unknown. The Telegraaf Media Group estimates that there are 6.2 million people in total who read Metro in 2015.[6]
  • Circulation figures for the first quarter of 2011 or full year 2009.

Regional newspapers[edit]

Newspaper Headquarters Circulation Area of distribution Owner Website
De Gelderlander Nijmegen 152,229 Gelderland, northeastern North Brabant, northern Limburg Wegener
Dagblad van het Noorden Groningen 141,623 Groningen, Drenthe Noordelijke Dagblad Combinatie
Dagblad De Limburger Maastricht 131,516 Limburg Telegraaf Media Groep
Noordhollands Dagblad Alkmaar 140,246 North Holland north of the IJ Telegraaf Media Groep
De Stentor Apeldoorn 133,655 Salland, Flevoland, northern Gelderland Wegener
Brabants Dagblad 's-Hertogenbosch 131,625 central and northeastern North Brabant Wegener
Twentsche Courant Tubantia Enschede 115,155 Twente Wegener
BN DeStem Breda 114,479 western North Brabant Wegener
Eindhovens Dagblad Eindhoven 110,698 southeastern North Brabant Wegener
Leeuwarder Courant Leeuwarden 93,472 Friesland Noordelijke Dagblad Combinatie
Provinciale Zeeuwse Courant Vlissingen 54,890 Zeeland Wegener
Limburgs Dagblad Heerlen 45,439 Limburg Telegraaf Media Groep
Haarlems Dagblad and
IJmuider Courant
Haarlem 41,003 Kennemerland Telegraaf Media Groep,
Leidsch Dagblad Leiden 32,968 northern South Holland, southern North Holland Telegraaf Media Groep
De Gooi- en Eemlander Hilversum 27,852 Het Gooi, Eemland Telegraaf Media Groep
Friesch Dagblad Leeuwarden 15,814 Friesland Friesch Dagblad
Barneveldse Krant Barneveld 11,334 Barneveld Drukkerij van Barneveld
IJmuider Courant IJmuiden 7,000 IJmuiden/Velsen Telegraaf Media Groep
  • Circulation figures for the second quarter of 2006.

Local newspapers[edit]